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UGANDA: 22nd Annual Judges’ conference kicks off

UGANDA: 22nd Annual Judges’ conference kicks off

AFRICA, UGANDA
The judiciary started its 22nd annual Judges’ conference at Mestil hotel in Kampala on Monday. The conference under the theme “Discharging the mandate of the judiciary: Towards modern, professional and effective judiciary “, is expected to run from 27-30 January 2020. With opening remarks, Retired Justice Frank Labuda, the Guest Speaker from the United States, discussed a number of measures that have helped the American judiciary to perform better. These measures, he discussed with Ugandan judicial officers. “One of the means to reduce case backlog in the American judicial system, anybody arrested of any capital offense must be tried within a six months period, after which a judicial officer is given sixty days to write his judgment.”Said Frank. In regards to technolo...